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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1 Introduction: Phonetics and Phonology
	1.1 Phonetics and phonology
	1.2 Sounds and (etters
	1.3 The structure of this book
	1.4 Exercises
	1.5 Further reading
2 Speech production
	2.1 The respiratory system
	2.2 The phonatory system
	2.3 The articulatory system
	2.4 Classifying speech sounds
	2.5 Articulation in connected speech
	2.6 The role of the brain
	2.7 Learning the production of speech
		2.7.1 Speech production in first language acquisition (advanced reading)
		2.7.2 Speech production in second language acquisition and teaching(advanced reading)
	2.8 Methods of researching speech production (advanced reading)
	2.9 Exercises
	2.10 Further reading
3 The Phonology ofEnglish: Phonemes, Syllables and Words
	3.1 The phonemes of English
		3.1.1 The consonants of RP and GA and their transcription
		3.1.2 The allophonic variation of consonants in RP and GA
		3.1.3 The vowels of RP and GA and their transcription
		3.1.4 Phonemic and phonetic transcription
		3.1.5 Phonetic features (advanced reading)
	3.2 The English syllable
		3.2.1 Types of syllables and phonotactic rules of English
		3.2.2 Syllabification in English
		3.2.3 Stress and speech rhythm in English
	3.3 The phonologieal word in English
		3.3.1 Word stress in English
		3.3.2 Phonological processes occurring at the level of the pword (advancedreading)
	3.4 Theories of the acquisition of English phonology (advanced reading)
		3.4.1 English phonology in first language acquisition
		3.4.2 English phonology in second language acquisition
	3.5 Exercises
	3.6 Further reading
4 The Phonology of English: Intonation
	4.1 Intonational phrasing in English
	4.2 Nucleus placement in English
	4.3 English tones and their usage
		4.3.1 The tones of English and their transcription
		4.3.2 The function of English tones and tunes
		4.3.3 Pitch range, key and register
	4.4 The acquisition and teaching of English intonation (advanced reading)
		4.4.1 The acquisition of English intonation in first language acquisition
		4.4.2 The acquisition of English intonation in second language acquisition
		4.4.3 Teaching English intonation
	4.5 Exercises
	4.6 Further Reading
5 Acoustic properties of English
	5.1 Acoustic properties of sound
		5.1.1 Acoustic properties of sound waves
		5.1.2 Simple and complex waveforms (advanced reading)
	5.2 The acoustic properties of English vowels
	5.3 The acoustic properties of English consonants
	5.4 Acoustic aspects of connected speech in English (advanced reading)
	5.5 The acoustic properties of English intonation
		5.5.1 The acoustic properties of intonation phrases in English
		5.5.2 The acoustic properties of accents in English
		5.5.3 Measuring pitch and pitch movement in English
	5.6 Acoustic properties of L2 learner English and the use of acousticphonetics in pronunciation teaching (advanced reading)
	5.7 How to make a good speech recording
	5.8 Exercises
	5.9 Further Reading
6 Speech perception
	6.1 The outer ear
	6.2 The middle ear
	6.3 The inner ear
	6.4 The internal auditory system
	6.5 The perception of loudness, pitch and voice quality
	6.6 Measuring hearing sensitivity
	6.7 Theories of speech perception (advanced reading)
	6.8 Speech perception and language acquisition (advanced reading)
		6.8.1 Speech perception in first language acquisition
		6.8.2 Speech perception in second language acquisition and teaching
	6.9 Exercises
	6.10 Further reading
7 List of References
8 Index

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